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KMT candidate claims victory in Changhua lawmaker by-election

2019/03/16 17:42:23

Ko Cheng-fang (left)

Taipei, March 16 (CNA) Ko Cheng-fang (柯呈枋), a candidate from the opposition Kuomintang (KMT), claimed victory in a legislative by-election held Saturday in Changhua County.

Ko overcame his rivals -- the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's Huang Chen-yen (黃振彥), the opposition New Power Party's Yang Tse-min (楊澤民) and independent Chi Ching-tang (紀慶堂).

The results had yet to be confirmed by the Central Election Commission.

(By Wu Che-hao and Frances Huang)